Antoinette Janssen
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Born in 1948 in Netherlands; Bachelor of Education in 1968; Mother of three children: 1971, 1973 and 1976; Therapist (Naturopath) in 2000; Emigrated to Norway 2011.
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The name Hovsfjorden must have been grown out of the combination of Hovet and Fjorden: Hovetsfjorden, became Hovsfjorden, I guess, as there is Holsfjorden.... To know where Hovet might be situated you have to think into the direction of the North West in the photo here.

To find Hol you have to make a journey with your eyes over the rocks, the forest, more deep behind somewhere next to a light blue spot on the right side of the photo: that is Holsfjorden and Hol is on the left border of it... :)

Thank you for explaining, dear Sonia, I understand it completely now, and yes, I will visit your website... :)

Hol has a beautiful, small church. It is very old. You can visit it when it is open: during the holiday season of summer. It is also used for concerts. Recently a choir from St. Petersburg, Russia, was there to perform Russian Orthodox Music. You can see it here from a distance. The "lake" you see here is Holsfjorden, and you can bike around it. A very very beautiful tour! You can find this when you cross the road on the other side of the benzin station, a few kilometers from Hol, in the direction of Hovet. Or you go from the center of Hol into the direction of Hagafoss, and go over the bridge on the right side. That is halfway Hagafoss. Wishing you a beautiful day!! :)

The lake is not a lake but a fjord..... Aurlandsfjorden... :)



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